This walkthrough shows you how to get headless Chrome up and running on OSX and explains in detail how to use the code examples provided by the Chrome team.
What problem does Headless Chrome solve?
Headless mode in Chrome is a new way to interact with websites without having to actually have a window up on the screen. This might seem like a trivial improvement but it is actually a huge step forward for scraping data from the web. Currently there are number of stable but informal solutions to scraping such as PhantomJS or NightmareJS (which is written in Electron). Neither or these tools is going away
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